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Sir Alan William Parker | Sir Alan Parker
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[on Bugsy Malone
(1976)] I had four young children and we used to go to a cottage in Derbyshire at weekends. On the long, boring car journey up there, I started telling them the story of a gangster called Bugsy Malone. They'd ask me questions and I'd make up answers, based on my memories of watching old movie reruns as a kid. I'd won a Bafta for a Play for Today, "The Evacuees", for the BBC in ...
Considers Oliver Stone
as his strong antagonist since their collaborations on Midnight Express
(1978). Parker even declined several times to give him WGA credits for his previous work on Evita
(1996), but finally agreed to do so after a long deliberation with WGA's law representatives.
His films often have a dark, noirish look to them. They are often lit in very dark colors.